11 holiday gifts that will wow for less than $25


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It’s easy to spend a ton of money on holiday gifts. In addition to family and friends, there are usually a handful of others,¬†like, your co-workers, neighbors, or kids’ teachers, that you want to show your appreciation for without blowing all of your cash. Those instances, when you might not know the person well but still want to be thoughtful, can be the hardest to shop for, especially when you’re on a budget.

Luckily, whether you need a Secret Santa gift for the office or a last-minute stocking stuffer for acquaintance, we’ve rounded up 11 fun gifts that are all under $25.

1. Hotel Collection Coupe Cocktail Glass, Set of 4, $22.99

Whether used for everyday cocktails or a New Year’s Eve champagne toast, this set of four coupe glasses seems like a splurge but only costs an affordable $22.99!


2. Lush Star Light Star Bright Bath Melt, $8.95

This bath bomb will delight your gift recipient with bright streams of turquoise, pink and purple colors as it dissolves in the tub.


3. BaubleBar Hebe Tassel Earrings, $10

These statement-making tassel earrings could be perfect for the fashionista on your holiday gift list.


4. Fredericks & Mae Playing Cards, $12.90

These playing cards come in a gorgeous array of rainbow colors and a keepsake box, making them anything but a basic gift.


5. Beach Huts Art Print by Hello Twiggs, $15.99

While it may be snowing outside, this art print will remind its receiver that sunny days are just ahead! And a medium size 20×17 print of this serene beachscape is, surprisingly, less than $25.


6. Dog Lover T-Shirt, $15.50

Dog-lovers will appreciate this ultrasoft and cozy unisex T-shirt, perfect for weekend mornings spent curled up on the couch with Fido.


7. Moleskine Large Ruled Hard Cover Notebook, $17.96

A notebook in a cheery color is always great to have on hand, whether your special someone wants to jot down notes or make a plan to get organized for 2018.


8. Jeni’s Boozy Eggnog Ice Cream, $12

For the foodies in your life, surprise them with a pint of gourmet Jeni’s ice cream. The eggnog flavor is especially delish and festive!


9. H&M 2-pack Porcelain Mugs, $17.99

As a gift, mugs are usually a safe bet, especially during the winter months! And with a price tag at less than $20, you can afford to include a packet of hot chocolate, coffee or tea, too.


10. Sephora Collection Face Mask Magic! Face Mask Set, $25

Why buy someone a $25 Sephora gift card when, for the same amount of money, you can buy them a whole gift set of the beauty retailer’s best-selling face masks?


11. Tomboy Cedar + Vetiver Candle, $20.00

With its lovely mix of soft and earthy scents and its vintage-inspired canister, this candle from Wildfang screams luxury.


Happy shopping!

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Margeaux Baulch Klein

Margeaux Baulch Klein is a freelance writer and digital strategist based in Los Angeles. She has written for publications like the Huffington Post, New York Daily News, Bustle, and HelloGiggles, among others. Visit Scripps News to see more of Margeaux's work. More.

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